Who We Are

PRN is a non-profit agency that operates the federally funded Texas Parent Training and Information Centers - PATH, PEN & TEAM.

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OUR EVENTS

Do you want to become an effective advocate for your child? We offer free webinars and in-person workshops across the state.

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OUR TEAM

The majority of our staff are parents of children with disabilities. We understand what you are going through - you are not alone.

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Did you miss the Negotiation 101 webinar? Don’t worry, we recorded it just for you!  The recording of the Negotiation 101 webinar is available for a limited time!  Watch it now >

Registration is now open for our next statewide webinar:  5 Essential Steps to Reducing Behavior Issues at School on September 12 @ 12:15 p.m. CST.  Register today >

We’re Here For You

PRN can help you understand your child’s disability; understand your rights and responsibilities under IDEA; and effectively participate as a team member with professionals in planning services for your child.

How do I get started?
Contact us at 1.800.866.4726 or partnersresource@sbcglobal.net and we will put you in touch with our person helping parents and families in your area.

Is there a cost for your services?
No. All of our services are provided at no cost.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Researching Your Child’s Needs
    August 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
  2. Documentation of Your Child’s Records
    August 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am CDT
  3. Perspectiva de los Procedimientos de Proteccion
    August 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am CDT

On the Blog

Does my child’s 504 plan have to be revisited at the beginning of each school year? Is there a legal requirement to review it annually? No, unlike with IEPs, there’s no legal requirement to review a 504 plan each year. But it’s a good idea to have an annual 504 plan review meeting anyway. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a situation where you wouldn’t want to revisit the plan at the start of the year. The new school year … read more

Build Alliances The old saying, “There is strength in numbers,” is still true today. If challenges arise during the school year, it is helpful to know you have others you can turn to. Now is the time to nurture alliances with teachers, support staff, parents, students and others who impact you and your child. Call or send a thank you note to those who provided “bright spots” during the previous year. Mention how you appreciated their involvement and how you … read more

When your child struggles with social and emotional issues, it can be a challenge to talk to him about the issues he faces. Avoiding the subject isn’t helpful. But helping your child put it in perspective is. The goal is to let your child see himself as someone who struggles with specific things—not with everything. The first step is to isolate his area of difficulty and name it. This will give him a sense of control over his situation. Use … read more

My daughter got her first IEP last spring when she was a fifth grader. She started attending middle school this fall and it seems to be taking a long time for the school to line up some of her service providers. Is there anything I can do to help get her IEP going at the beginning of the school year? Unfortunately, this problem is not uncommon. Schools often have to deal with faculty and staff leaving and new faculty and … read more